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An Anthology of Mythical Creatures

An Anthology of Mythical CreaturesBy Sravani BaswarajRollno. 14311A1211

ContentsDragonsUnicornsPhoenixLeprechaunsGriffinChupacabraCentaurSphinxAspidochelone

Dragons

Serpentine body Popular lore: Chinese and European

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UnicornsMagical hornOriginated in AsiaGentle nature

PhoenixFiery birdGreek originsSymbolic for RebirthMyths believe they are unique

LeprechaunIrish OriginsFound at the end of a rainbow holding a pot of goldThree wishes

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GriffinBody and tail of a lion and torso of an eagleKing CreatureSymbol of power and loyalty

ChupracabraPuerto Rico originsA goats vampire

ActualityImagination

SphinxEgyptian and Greek originsPlaced at entrances to templesGreek version: malevolentEgyptian version: Benevolent

Aspidochelone

Bibliographyhttp://www.crystalinks.com/griffins.htmlhttp://www.ancient-origins.net/myths-legends-americas/legend-fearsome-chupacabra-puerto-rico-003706http://listverse.com/2013/08/17/nine-forgotten-mythological-animals/www.wikipedia.comGoogle images

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